Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo

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Located at the tip of a small peninsula protruding out of Montevideo, Ciudad Vieja, the historical center of the city, bustles with activity and houses a fascinating blend of modern and old architecture. The neighborhood also contains the city's port, an excellent open-air market, and several museums. You can find some of the best nightlife in the Uruguayan capital here, as young Montevideans flock to the center to party the night away. Make Ciudad Vieja a part of your Montevideo vacation plans using our Montevideo online tour itinerary maker .
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  • Lots of good photo spots in this old city quarter of Montevideo. Lots of monuments, parks and historical spots. Check out the gate to the old city- the only stone remnant of the original old city!  more »
  • The recovery of old houses makes the environment value. New neg[idles, brand stores... The Porto Market is a unique attraction. The bad is the zombies who roam certain stretches asking for money to buy more drugs. Long live the pot.
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  • Old town gates, bars and cafes with a dozen or so stalls selling a variety of cheap trinkets... nice by day !!  more »
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